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Castles & Kooks
Scotland boasts some of the world’s most romantic castles. Maybe you’ve had the privilege of visiting one: Edinburgh, Dunvegan, Urquhart,…Read more.
Scottish Time Travel?
Thanks to the mega-hit Outlander, it’s impossible to wander through the Scottish Highlands without thinking of standing stones and portals…Read more.
The Joys of Winter
As I write, I look out on a thick blanket of snow rolling down to a frozen white lake. Ice…Read more.
A Scottish Christmas
MY DEBUT NOVEL, A Dream of Death, will be published by Crooked Lane Books in April of 2019. The setting,…Read more.
per·se·ver·ance noun \ˌpər-sə-ˈvir-ən(t)s\ First known use: 14th century :The quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something…Read more.
My New Best Friends
A recent post on the Jungle Red Writers’ Blog, “On Killing Rachel,” (http://www.jungleredwriters.com/2014/11/on-killing-rachel.html) reminded me of my three new best friends No one has…Read more.
Dream, Dream, Dream
The main character in my mystery, young widow Kate Hamilton, contemplates the significance of dreams: All you have to do…Read more.
The Last Man Who Knew Everything
Has anyone ever known everything there was to know? Who was the last person to have read every book in…Read more.
Castles…Castles on Hills
The first time I laid eyes on the Old World I was twenty. It was a wintry day in January.…Read more.